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Obaseki Lauds NIS Contribution To Fight Against Human Trafficking, Others

  Photo caption : L-R (front row): Outgoing Comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Edo State Command, Augustina Adesola Okueyungbo; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, with other officers of the NIS, during a courtesy visit, at the Government House, Benin City.     The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the […]


Multichoice Ordered To Pay FG N900B Tax Backlog

        A Tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Lagos has ordered Multichoice Nigeria Limited, owners of cable television services, DSTV, to pay 50 per cent of N1.8trn tax backlog to the Federal Inland Revenue Service. Director, Communications and Liaison Department of the FIRS, Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, made this known in a statement in […]


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Two Military Officers Killed, One Abducted As Bandits Attack NDA Kaduna

      Bandits have in the early hours of today,attacked the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy( NDA) Kaduna. Two officers were killed during the attack while another was abducted. A source told journalists that the bandits who were disguised in military uniform ,came to the NDA in a vehicle and headed to […]


Runsewe Advocates Use Of Arts, Culture, Tourism To Drive Economic Diversification

    …Says If Dubai, China, Others Can Do It, Nigeria Can Do It Too …Calls For Synergy, Sharing Of Ideas Among Stakeholders   The Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture(NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has restated the need for Nigeria   to drive the economic diversification process using the rich resources in […]


BREAKING NEWS: Yoruba Leaders Rally Support For Igboho, As Lawyers Battle To Stop Extradition

    Yoruba leaders, including monarchs, have rallied support for Yoruba rights activists, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, who has been arrested in Benin Republic. Some of the leaders, who spoke to our correspondent on the telephone on Tuesday morning, said meetings are holding on the matter. The source also told our correspondent […]


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Marwa Appoints  Sarat Braimah, NIWA Lagos Boss NDLEA Ambassador

  The Lagos Area Manager of National Inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA),Engr . Sarat Lara Braimah, has been appointed as Ambassador of war against Drug Abuse, by  Chairman, National Drug Law  Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),Brigadier General, Buba Marwa(rtd ), At very brief ceremony, held at NIWA Lagos office at CMS Marina, Friday, the NDLEA boss stated […]


JIFORM Names Canada Venue For 3rd Global Migration Summit, Invites Participants 

    The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has named Niagara Falls in  Canada as the venue for its third global migration summit fixed  for November 29 to December 6, 2021. This is just as the body also invited interested participants to be part of the world  class event . The invitation is contained in a […]


Edo To Upgrade School Of Nursing, Midwifery To College Of Nursing Sciences

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will establish a college of nursing sciences in the state, as part of the government’s plan to reposition the state into Nigeria’s medical hub. Obaseki stated this when he received the Secretary-General/Registrar, Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Dr. Faruk Abubakar, who […]


Sunday Igboho Suspends Saturday’s Lagos Yoruba Nation Rally

      Yoruba Rights Activist, Sunday Adeyemo ( aka Sunday Igboho) has suspended the Yoruba Nation rally which was scheduled to hold in Lagos on Saturday. Recall that Igboho agitator had held rallies in different parts of South-West with that of Lagos scheduled for Saturday. However, Igboho who spoke to BBC News Pidgin, stated […]


Edo State  Targets Top Spot In Africa’s Tech Market

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has restated his government’s plan to place the state on the top spot of emerging technology markets in Africa. The governor said this when he received the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ben Llewellyn-Jones, who was on a courtesy visit at the Government House, Benin City. […]